Resources

Resources

We all have a role to play in helping students succeed.

As business leaders, parents, and teachers, we have the ability to give our children the best education they deserve to accomplish their dreams and build a stronger economy.

Click on the resources below to see how you can support high education standards in your state.

We all have a role to play in helping students succeed.

As business leaders, parents, and teachers, we have the ability to give our children the best education they deserve to accomplish their dreams and build a stronger economy.

Click on the resources below to see how you can support high education standards in your state.

E-Toolkit for Business Leaders

Facts about the Standards

Myths vs. Facts

Timeline

Development of the Standards

Examples of Test Questions

Assessments

Assessment Checklist

Assessment Fact Sheet

Assessment FAQ

College and Career Readiness

States

State Assessment Primers A-M

State Assessment Primers N-Z

State Data

Kentucky Case Study

Small Business Resources

Open Letter

Social Media Infographics

Making the Case

Palm Card

Infographic One-Pager

Additional Resources

Resources for Parents

Be a Learning Hero

Be a Learning Hero provides parents with the information and resources they need to support their children’s learning and help them be successful in school.

Common Core for Parents

Scholastic’s programs and materials available to parents to help students become college-and career-ready while keeping the joy in learning.

Get to the Core

This site, produced by Stand for Children, walks through what the standards are, and how they are being implemented in each state. The site also gives information for teachers, including the voices of teachers speaking about how Common Core has helped them in their classroom.

Resources for Teachers

Common Core for Teachers

Scholastic’s programs and materials help students become college-and career- ready while keeping the joy in learning.

The Teaching Channel

The Teaching Channel offers a free library of high-quality videos featuring real teachers demonstrating their best educational practices. The large library of Common Core standards videos includes tags that specify the exact standards to which a lesson is aligned.

Achieve The Core

This website helps parents and teachers understand Common Core and how it affects them and their schools. It also has helpful tools for teachers, including professional development, lesson plan templates, and much more, all divided by grade level.

Resources for Military Families

Military Child Education Coalition

The role of the MCEC is to help families, schools, and communities be better prepared to support military-connected children throughout their academic careers.

More Resources

Achieving Tomorrow STEM Scholars

The Foundation has partnered with education technology provider EverFi to help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in an increasingly demanding and competitive workplace. Achieving Tomorrow STEM Scholars is a unique digital course that uses online gaming and simulations to teach critical technology and coding skills, and expose students to STEM career opportunities that they might never have dreamed were within their reach.

Higher Ed for Higher Standards

Higher Ed for Higher Standards is a growing coalition of college presidents, trustees, chancellors, and state system leaders committed to the implementation of college- and career-ready standards.

Common Core State Standards Initiative

This is the official home of the Common Core State Standards. It is hosted and maintained by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center). It provides parents, educators, policymakers, journalists, and others easy access to the actual standards, as well as supporting information and resources.

The Honesty Gap

Many states have an “honesty gap” between the information available to parents and how students are actually performing. The good news is that most states have been working to eliminate the honesty gap. Find out what the gap looks like in your state.

Stay informed on education standards in your state.

Stay informed on education standards in your state.

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